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Contributors

William T. Abraham, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Physiology, and Cell Biology; Chair of Excellence in Cardiovascular Medicine; Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; Deputy Director, The Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 Devices for Monitoring and Managing Heart Failure

Michael A. Acker, MD
Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 Surgical Management of Heart Failure

Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology; Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology; Director, Long QT Syndrome Clinic and the Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 Genetics of Cardiac Arrhythmias

Philip A. Ades, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Fletcher-Allen Health Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont

 Exercise and Sports Cardiology

Elliott M. Antman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials;  ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Pathology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Features;  ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Management;  Guidelines: Management of Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Piero Anversa, MD
Professor of Anesthesia and Medicine; Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

 Cardiovascular Regeneration and Tissue Engineering

Gary J. Balady, MD
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Laboratories, Section of Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

 Exercise and Sports Cardiology

Kenneth L. Baughman, MD (deceased)
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Advanced Heart Disease, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Myocarditis

Joshua Beckman, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Anesthesia and Noncardiac Surgery in Patients with Heart Disease;  Guidelines: Reducing Cardiac Risk with Noncardiac Surgery

Michael A. Bettmann, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Interventional Services, Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 The Chest Radiograph in Cardiovascular Disease

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief of Cardiology, VA Boston Healthcare System; Director, Integrated Interventional Cardiovascular Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital & VA Boston Healthcare System; Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention;  Guidelines: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention;  Endovascular Treatment of Noncoronary Obstructive Vascular Disease

William E. Boden, MD
Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine; Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University at Buffalo Schools of Medicine & Public Health; Medical Director, Cardiovascular Services, Kaleida Health; Chief of Cardiology, Buffalo General and Millard Fillmore Hospitals, Buffalo, New York

 Stable Ischemic Heart Disease;  Guidelines: Chronic Stable Angina

Robert O. Bonow, MD
Max and Lilly Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology; Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine; Director, Center for Cardiovascular Innovation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

 Cardiac Catheterization;  Nuclear Cardiology;  Guidelines: Infective Endocarditis;  Care of Patients with End-Stage Heart Disease;  Valvular Heart Disease;  Guidelines: Management of Valvular Heart Disease;  Appropriate Use Criteria: Echocardiography

Eugene Braunwald, MD, MD(Hon), ScD(Hon), FRCP
Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Founding Chairman, TIMI Study Group, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Unstable Angina and Non–ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction;  Guidelines: Unstable Angina and Non–ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Alan C. Braverman, MD
Alumni Endowed Professor in Cardiovascular Diseases; Professor of Medicine; Director, Marfan Syndrome Clinic; Director, Inpatient Cardiology Firm, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

 Diseases of the Aorta

J. Douglas Bremner, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine & Atlanta VAMC, Atlanta, Georgia

 Psychiatric and Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

Hugh Calkins, MD
Nicholas J. Fortuin Professor of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical University School of Medicine; Director of the Arrhythmia Service and Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

 Hypotension and Syncope

Christopher P. Cannon, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain;  Unstable Angina and Non–ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction;  Guidelines: Unstable Angina and Non–ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

John M. CantyJr., MD
Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

 Coronary Blood Flow and Myocardial Ischemia

Agustin Castellanos, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Director, Clinical Electrophysiology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida

 Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death

Bernard R. Chaitman, MD
Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiovascular Research, St. Louis University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, St. Louis, Missouri

 Exercise Stress Testing;  Guidelines: Exercise Stress Testing

Ming Hui Chen, MD, MMSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Cardiac Health for Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors; Associate in Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts

 The Cancer Patient and Cardiovascular Disease

Heidi M. Connolly, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 Echocardiography

Mark A. Creager, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Vascular Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Peripheral Artery Diseases

Edécio Cunha-Neto, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Immunology, University of São Paulo; Researcher of the Cardiac Immunology Laboratory, The Heart Institute (INCOR), University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil

 Chagas’ Disease

Charles J. Davidson, MD
Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute; Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

 Cardiac Catheterization

Vasken Dilsizian, MD
Professor of Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology; Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine; Director, Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine and PET Imaging, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

 Nuclear Cardiology

Stefanie Dimmeler, PhD
Professor and Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration, Centre for Molecular Medicine, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

 Emerging Therapies and Strategies in the Treatment of Heart Failure

Pamela S. Douglas, MD
Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

 Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Andrew C. Eisenhauer, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine Service; Associate Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Director, Cardiac Quality Assurance, Partners Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts

 Endovascular Treatment of Noncoronary Obstructive Vascular Disease

Linda L. Emanuel, MD, PhD
Buehler Professor of Geriatric Medicine; Director, The Buehler Center on Aging, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

 Care of Patients with End-Stage Heart Disease

Edzard Ernst, MD, PhD, FMed Sci, FRCP, FRCP(Edin)
Chair in Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

 Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Management of Patients with Heart Disease

James C. Fang, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Harrington-McLaughlin Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio

 The History and Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach

G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

 Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes

Gerasimos S. Filippatos, MD
Head, Heart Failure Unit, Attikon University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes

Stacy D. Fisher, MD
Director of Women's and Complex Heart Disease, Department of Cardiology, University of Maryland Comprehensive Heart Center, Baltimore, Maryland

 Cardiovascular Abnormalities in HIV-Infected Individuals

Lee A. Fleisher, MD
Roberts D. Dripps Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care; Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 Anesthesia and Noncardiac Surgery in Patients with Heart Disease;  Guidelines: Reducing Cardiac Risk with Noncardiac Surgery

Thomas Force, MD
Wilson Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University; Clinical Director, Center for Translational Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 The Cancer Patient and Cardiovascular Disease

J. Michael Gaziano, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Aging, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Director, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology and Research Information Center (MAVERIC), VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts

 Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease;  Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease

Thomas A. Gaziano, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease

Jacques Genest, MD
Professor of Medicine; Scientific Director, Center for Innovative Medicine, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 Lipoprotein Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

Mihai Gheorghiade, MD
Professor of Medicine and Surgery; Director, Experimental Therapeutics/Center for Cardiovascular Innovation; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois; Co-Director, Duke Cardiovascular Center for Drug Development, Raleigh, North Carolina

 Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes

Ary L. Goldberger, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University; Director, Margret and H.A. Rey Institute for Nonlinear Dynamics in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

 Electrocardiography;  Guidelines: Electrocardiography

Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Venous Thromboembolism Research Group; Staff Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Pulmonary Embolism

Larry B. Goldstein, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine (Neurology), Duke Stroke Center; Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Duke University and Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

 Prevention and Management of Stroke

Richard J. Gray, MD
Medical Director, Sutter Pacific Heart Centers, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California

 Medical Management of the Patient Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Barry Greenberg, MD
Professor of Medicine; Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program, University of California, San Diego, California

 Clinical Assessment of Heart Failure

Bartley P. Griffith, MD
The Thomas E. and Alice Marie Hales Distinguished Professor/Professor of Surgery & Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

 Assisted Circulation in the Treatment of Heart Failure

William J. Groh, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

 Neurologic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

Joshua M. Hare, MD
Louis Lemberg Professor of Medicine; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology; Director, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

 The Dilated, Restrictive, and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies

Gerd Hasenfuss, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Heart Center, University of Goettingen; Chair of Heart Research Center, Goettingen, Germany

 Mechanisms of Cardiac Contraction and Relaxation

David L. Hayes, MD
Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine; Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators;  Guidelines: Cardiac Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators

Maria de Lourdes Higuchi, MD
Director of Laboratory of Research on Cardiac Inflammation and Infection, Heart Institute (INCOR), University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil

 Chagas’ Disease

L. David Hillis, MD
Professor and Chair, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

 Toxins and the Heart

Farouc A. Jaffer, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology Division and Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

 Molecular Imaging in Cardiovascular Disease

Mariell Jessup, MD
Professor of Medicine; Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Medical Director, Penn Heart and Vascular Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 Surgical Management of Heart Failure

Andrew M. Kahn, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California

 Clinical Assessment of Heart Failure

Jan Kajstura, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Medicine, and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

 Cardiovascular Regeneration and Tissue Engineering

Norman M. Kaplan, MD
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

 Systemic Hypertension: Therapy;  Guidelines: Treatment of Hypertension

Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

 Infective Endocarditis

Irwin Klein, MD
Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology; Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

 Endocrine Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM
Harold H. Hines, Jr, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine; Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale–New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut

 Clinical Decision Making in Cardiology

Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Appropriate Use Criteria: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Philippe L. L’Allier, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine; Director, Interventional Cardiology; Desgroseillers-Bérard Chair in Interventional Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada

 Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging

Richard A. Lange, MD
Professor and Executive Vice Chairman, Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

 Toxins and the Heart

Thomas H. Lee, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Network President, Partners Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts

 Measurement and Improvement of Quality of Cardiovascular Care;  Guidelines: Pregnancy and Heart Disease

Annarosa Leri, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Medicine and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

 Cardiovascular Regeneration and Tissue Engineering

Martin M. LeWinter, MD
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics; Director, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Program, University of Vermont College of Medicine; Attending Cardiologist, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont

 Pericardial Diseases

Peter Libby, MD
Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Molecular Imaging in Cardiovascular Disease;  The Vascular Biology of Atherosclerosis;  Risk Markers for Atherothrombotic Disease;  Lipoprotein Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease;  Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease;  Peripheral Artery Diseases

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD
George Batchelor Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics; Batchelor Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology; Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health; Professor of Medicine (Oncology); Associate Executive Dean for Child Health, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami; Chief-of-Staff, Holtz Children's Hospital of the University of Miami–Jackson Memorial Medical Center; Director, Batchelor Children's Research Institute; Associate Director, Mailman Center for Child Development; Member, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida

 Cardiovascular Abnormalities in HIV-Infected Individuals

Peter Liu, MD
Heart & Stroke/Polo Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, University of Toronto; Scientific Director, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 Myocarditis

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PHD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University; Center for Vasculitis Care and Research, Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

 Rheumatic Diseases and the Cardiovascular System

Douglas L. Mann, MD
Lewin Chair and Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, and Physiology; Chief, Division of Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis, Missouri

 Pathophysiology of Heart Failure;  Management of Heart Failure Patients with Reduced Ejection Fraction;  Guidelines: Management of Heart Failure;  Emerging Therapies and Strategies in the Treatment of Heart Failure

Barry J. Maron, MD
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Kenneth L. Mattox, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman, Distinguished Service Professor, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

 Traumatic Heart Disease

Peter A. McCullough, MD, MPH
Consultant Cardiologist, Chief Academic and Scientific Officer, St. John Providence Health System, Providence Park Heart Institute, Novi, Michigan

 Interface Between Renal Disease and Cardiovascular Illness

Darren K. McGuire, MD, MHSc
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

 Diabetes and the Cardiovascular System

Bruce McManus, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia; Co-Director, Institute for Heart and Lung Health; Director, NCE CECR Centre of Excellence for Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre); Director, UBC James Hogg Research Centre, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 Primary Tumors of the Heart

Mandeep R. Mehra, MBBS
Dr. Herbert Berger Professor of Medicine and Head of Cardiology; Assistant Dean for Clinical Services, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

 Assisted Circulation in the Treatment of Heart Failure

John M. Miller, MD
Professor of Medicine, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine; Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, Indiana

 Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias;  Guidelines: Ambulatory Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiologic Testing;  Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias

David M. Mirvis, MD
Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

 Electrocardiography;  Guidelines: Electrocardiography

Fred Morady, MD
McKay Professor of Cardiovascular Disease; Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, CVC Cardiovascular Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Features, Mechanisms, and Management;  Guidelines: Atrial Fibrillation

David A. Morrow, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group; Director, Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Management;  Stable Ischemic Heart Disease;  Guidelines: Chronic Stable Angina

Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

 Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease

Paul S. Mueller, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 Ethics in Cardiovascular Medicine

Robert J. Myerburg, MD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

 Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death

Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; President, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Principles of Cardiovascular Molecular Biology and Genetics

L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

 Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Patrick T. O’Gara, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Clinical Cardiology, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 The History and Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach

Jae K. Oh, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases; Co-Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 Echocardiography

Jeffrey Olgin, MD
Ernest Gallo-Kanu Chatterjee Distinguished Professor; Chief, Division of Cardiology; Chief, Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of California, San Francisco, California

 Specific Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Treatment

Lionel H. Opie, MD, DPhil, DSc
Professor of Medicine and Director Emeritus, Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

 Mechanisms of Cardiac Contraction and Relaxation

Catherine M. Otto, MD
Professor of Medicine, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology; Director, Training Programs in Cardiovascular Disease, University of Washington School of Medicine; Associate Director, Echocardiography Laboratory; Co-Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

 Valvular Heart Disease;  Guidelines: Management of Valvular Heart Disease

Jeffrey J. Popma, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Interventional Cardiology Clinical Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

 Coronary Arteriography;  Guidelines: Coronary Arteriography;  Percutaneous Coronary Intervention;  Guidelines: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Reed E. Pyeritz, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Genetics; Vice-chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 Inherited Causes of Cardiovascular Disease

B. Soma Raju, MD
Professor & Head, Department of Cardiology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

 Rheumatic Fever

José A.F. Ramires, MD, PhD
Head Professor of Cardiology and Director of Clinical Cardiology, Division of The Heart Institute (INCOR), University of São Paulo Medical School; Director of Health System and President of Professors Evaluation Committee, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

 Chagas’ Disease

Margaret M. Redfield, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 Heart Failure with Normal Ejection Fraction

Andrew N. Redington, MD
Professor and Head, Division of Cardiology, Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

 Congenital Heart Disease

Stuart Rich, MD
Professor of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Center for Pulmonary Hypertension, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

 Pulmonary Hypertension

Paul M Ridker, MD, MPH
Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Risk Markers for Atherothrombotic Disease;  Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease

Dan M. Roden, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology; Director, Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics; Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Personalized Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee

 Principles of Drug Therapy

Michael Rubart, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

 Genesis of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Electrophysiologic Considerations

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair, TIMI Study Group; Associate Physician, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain

Luis A. Sanchez, MD
Professor of Surgery and Radiology, Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

 Diseases of the Aorta

Janice B. Schwartz, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco; Director, Research, Jewish Home of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

 Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly

Christine E. Seidman, MD
Thomas W. Smith Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Department of Medicine and Genetics, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

 Inherited Causes of Cardiovascular Disease

J.G. Seidman, PhD
Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Professor of Genetics, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

 Inherited Causes of Cardiovascular Disease

Dhun H. Sethna, MD
Staff Cardiologist, Carilion Clinic, Christiansburg, Virginia

 Medical Management of the Patient Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Jeffrey F. Smallhorn, MBBS, FRACP, FRCP(C)
Professor of Pediatrics; Program Director, Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

 Congenital Heart Disease

Virend K. Somers, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

 Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease;  Cardiovascular Manifestations of Autonomic Disorders

Andrei C. Sposito
Associate Professor of Cardiology, University of Campinas; Past Director of The Heart Institute (INCOR), Brasilia, São Paulo, Brazil

 Chagas’ Disease

Charles D. Swerdlow, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California

 Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators;  Guidelines: Cardiac Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators

Jean-Claude Tardif, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Montreal; Director, Montreal Heart Institute Research Center; Endowed Research Chair in Atherosclerosis, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

 Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging

Allen J. Taylor, MD
Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University; Director, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiology Section, Washington Hospital Center and Medstar Health Cardiovascular Research Institute, Washington, DC

 Cardiac Computed Tomography;  Appropriate Use Criteria: Cardiac Computed Tomography

David J. Tester, BS
Senior Research Technologist II-Supervisor, Mayo Clinic, Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory, Rochester, Minnesota

 Genetics of Cardiac Arrhythmias

Judith Therrien, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 Congenital Heart Disease

Paul D. Thompson, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut; Director, Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut

 Exercise-Based, Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation

Robert W. Thompson, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Vascular Surgery Section, Radiology, and Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

 Diseases of the Aorta

Marc D. Tischler, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory; Co-Director, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Burlington, Vermont

 Pericardial Diseases

Peter I. Tsai, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Ben Taub General Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

 Traumatic Heart Disease

Zoltan G. Turi, MD
Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Director, Section of Vascular Medicine; Director, Cooper Structural Heart Disease Program, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey

 Rheumatic Fever

James E. Udelson, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiology, The Cardiovascular Center, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

 Nuclear Cardiology;  Appropriate Use Criteria: Nuclear Cardiology

Viola Vaccarino, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health; Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

 Psychiatric and Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

Ronald G. Victor, MD
Burns and Allen Professor of Medicine; Associate Director, Clinical Research; Director, Hypertension Center, The Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

 Systemic Hypertension: Mechanisms and Diagnosis

Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH
Center for Vasculitis Care and Research, Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

 Rheumatic Diseases and the Cardiovascular System

Matthew J. WallJr., MD
Professor, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine; Deputy Chief of Surgery, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas

 Traumatic Heart Disease

Carole A. Warnes, MD, FRCP
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

 Pregnancy and Heart Disease;  Guidelines: Pregnancy and Heart Disease

Gary D. Webb, MD
Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Director, Cincinnati Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Heart Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio

 Congenital Heart Disease

John G. Webb, MD
MacLeod Professor of Heart Valve Intervention, University of British Columbia; Director Cardiac Catheterization, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada

 Percutaneous Therapies for Structural Heart Disease in Adults

Ralph Weissleder, MD, PhD
Professor, Harvard Medical School; Center for Systems Biology and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Molecular Imaging in Cardiovascular Disease

Jeffrey I. Weitz, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor of Medicine & Biochemistry, McMaster University; HSFO/J.F. Mustard Chair in Cardiovascular Research; Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Thrombosis; Executive Director, Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute, Hamilton General Hospital Campus, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

 Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Fibrinolysis, and Cardiovascular Disease

Christopher J. White, MD
Professor of Medicine; Chairman, Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana

 Endovascular Treatment of Noncoronary Obstructive Vascular Disease

Stephen D. Wiviott, MD
Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Investigator, TIMI Study Group; Associate Physician, Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 Guidelines: Management of Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Clyde W. Yancy, MD
Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

 Heart Disease in Varied Populations

Andreas M. Zeiher, MD
Professor of Cardiology; Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

 Emerging Therapies and Strategies in the Treatment of Heart Failure

Douglas P. Zipes, MD
Distinguished Professor; Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Toxicology; Director Emeritus, Division of Cardiology and the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

 Genesis of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Electrophysiologic Considerations;  Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias;  Guidelines: Ambulatory Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiologic Testing;  Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias;  Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators;  Guidelines: Cardiac Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators;  Specific Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Treatment;  Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Features, Mechanisms, and Management;  Guidelines: Atrial Fibrillation;  Hypotension and Syncope;  Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly;  Neurologic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease